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A company processes a chemical, dx-1, through pressure treatment. The process has two outputs, A and B. The January costs to process dx-1 are $50,000 for materials and $100,000 for conversion costs. The outputs sell for a total of $250,000. The sales revenues from A are $200,000 of the total. Using the net realizable method, assign costs to A and B for January.

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So, we first compute the NRV for each product. Then, we use the proportion of this total to allocate the common costs.

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Net Realizable Value:

This method uses the final selling price less the cost to process ...

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